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A Review: Square Foot Gardening

In late May, a new method of gardening came to my attention.  It was said to increase yields of small-scale gardening by 20%, be efficient with space, use companion planting so that you don’t have to worry about pests and be the best darn thing that you ever did see.   763 more words

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Community Garden Feature: Herb Spiral

Did you know that we have an herb spiral that is a designated ‘community section’?  This means that anybody that comes to the garden can take a bit of an herb home if they wish, plot renter or not! 47 more words

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Wondering what to Plant?

Plant a successive crop of lettuces.  What in the world does that mean?  By planting in ‘succession’ it will ensure that you have salads consistently throughout the summer.   75 more words

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It's Potpourri Time!

A refreshing way to keep the lovely smell of your herbs alive is with potpourri.  This is really a ‘little-bit-of-this’ project that can be done on a rainy and stormy day such as this!   484 more words

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Key Hole Gardening

Have you ever done any ‘key-hole gardening’?

“Raised beds are nothing new. The idea is to elevate the garden to maximize drainage, improve the soil, and enhance access.

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